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 Sabikenov Salahiden Nursarievich
Head of the Department
Doctor of Law, Professor, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan
St. Kazybek bi 28


About the Department of International Law


The Department of International Law was organized in 1993, is currently a structural subdivision of the Sorbonne-Kazakhstan Institute since 2014, and conducts educational activities in Kazakh, Russian and French languages.

Since 2018 academic year the chair is headed by Doctor of Law, Professor, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan Sabikenov S.N.

The Department of International Law cooperates with the leading universities of France University of Lorraine, University of Poitiers, University of Strasbourg, «Universite Sorbonne Paris Cite» (France),

Training is carried out by Kazakhstani as well as guest foreign lecturers of the University of Lorraine (France).


Accreditation of the educational program

International specialized accreditation of the educational program 6В04205 - International Law, was held in 2023. Accreditation period: 22.06.2023-21.06.2028.

Educational programs:

The Department of International Law provides training in two areas:
Bachelors in educational programs:
- 6B04205 - International Law
- 6B0411 - International law, double degree program (Lorraine, France)

Masters in educational programs:
- 7M04205 - International Law (academic and pedagogical direction)
- 7M04209 - International Law (Academic and Pedagogical trend)

Purpose of the educational program

Preparation of the lawyer in the field of international law, having modern subject, communicative, digital, business competences, high level of legal culture and legal consciousness, capable of professional application of legal acts and solving complex problems.

Advantages of the educational program
The competitive advantages of the Program International Law are:
- international cooperation with leading foreign universities in France.
- the department provides extensive opportunities for higher education in the field of international and European law with the University of Lorraine (France) undergraduate program, which is included in the top ranking universities;
- professors and practitioners invited from France, judges of the European Court of Human Rights;
- Continuous process of learning foreign languages during 7 semesters with a gradual increase in the level of language training with a focus on international law;
- Academic mobility of students to French universities.
The Department trains highly qualified international lawyers with knowledge of foreign languages (French and English).
For the 1st year students the possibility of living in a dormitory is provided.
There is a good material and technical base for training: language laboratories, multimedia classrooms, computer labs, Internet, distance learning.

Fields of professional activity of the graduates:
- protection of rights and interests of the state, individuals and legal entities in the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad;
- legal regulation of legal relations;
- Legal support of foreign policy and foreign economic activity of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Graduates of EP International Law can occupy the following positions
- Officer of foreign relations agencies (diplomat, consul);
- Associate-expert;
- Consultant in the field of international law (in the ministries and agencies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in representative offices of international organizations);
- legal adviser;
- Lawyer (on the issues of foreign economic and foreign policy);
- An employee of the law enforcement and national security agencies of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
- Employees of prosecution authorities and courts
- Specialist in the apparatus of local state administration bodies, etc.

The model of the graduate of the specialty «International law»
- professional and Social Responsibility;
- clarity of goals and value orientations;
- hard work, self-discipline, verbal activity;
- emotional intelligence and emotional stability;
- practice-oriented and entrepreneurial skills;
- respect for historical and cultural heritage, tolerance;
- deep understanding of digital environments, new content creation skills;
- multilingualism;
- ability to interact constructively, adaptability to global challenges;
- ability to be a leader, make independent decisions;
- creativity, capacity for creativity and creative social activity;
- ability for continuous professional growth and self-development.